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Secret Cravings Publishing Fall Party

Please join me and eleven other Secret Cravings authors today for the our Fall Party Event. The fun begins at 10:00 AM. Each guest author will be answering questions, serving up virtual treats, playing games, and giving away ebooks and other prizes.

Participating authors include Kathleen Tighe Ball, Vikki Vaught-McCombie, Shannon O’Connor, V. L. Locey, Susan Fisher Davis, Jean Joachim, Mageela Troche, Iryna Coombs, M. S. Spencer, Cindy McDonald, L. Marie…and me! I’ll be guest-hosting from 3:00 to 4:00 PM (Central Time), and I hope to see you there!

Secret Cravings Fall Party

LPartyI’ll be giving away an ebook copy of “No Regrets”, the latest release in my “Sunset” series of western historical romances. Plus…I’ve got another special prize I’ll be announcing at the party. Anyone who joins Christina’s Corner between now and the end of the party event will be entered into a drawing, but I’m not telling you what the prize is yet. Drop by the party today– from 3:00 to 4:00 PM — to find out!

Before the party begins, check out the trailer for No Regrets.

You can also read the opening chapter FREE at Snippets!

No Regrets – Chapter One

See you at the party!


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Don’t Forget!

Just a quick reminder to all my readers who are on Facebook. I’ll be one of the guest hosts Saturday at the Secret Cravings Publishing Fall Event.

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Secret Cravings Fall Party

I’ll be hosting from 3:00 to 4:00 PM (Central Time).  You can see the complete line-up of authors below.

10:00 – Kathleen Tighe Ball
11:00 – Vikki Vaught-mccombie
12:00- Shannon O’Connor
1:00 – Vicki Locey
2:00- Susan Fisher Davis
3:00 – Christina Cole
4:00- Jean Joachim
5:00- Mageela Troche
6:00- Iryna Coombs
6:30- M S Spencer Author
7:00- Cindy McDonald
8:00- Author LM Writes – L. Marie

Each author will be answering any questions you might have, and in addition, we’ll each be giving away one or more prizes.

I’ll be giving away an ebook copy of “No Regrets”, the latest release in my “Sunset” series of western historical romances. Plus…I’ve got another special prize I’ll be announcing at the party. Anyone who joins Christina’s Corner between now and the end of the party event will be entered into a drawing, but I’m not telling you what the prize is yet. Drop by the party on Saturday — from 3:00 to 4:00 PM — to find out!

Before the party begins, check out the trailer for No Regrets.

You can also read the opening chapter FREE at Snippets!

No Regrets – Chapter One

See you at the party…and don’t forget to bring a friend!

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National Cowboy Day

Grab your boots, girls! Saddle up those ponies and get ready to ride…right on over to the National Cowboy Day celebration on Facebook.

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Click HERE to join the event.

This fantastic event to celebrate “the heroes of the west” will be held on Saturday, July 25. It’s an all-day event, so drop in whenever you can.

OVER FORTY WESTERN AUTHORS have joined together to give YOU the opportunity to show your love for those hard-working cowboys and win great prizes, including a $200.00 GIFT CARD to BOOT BARN.

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Individual authors will also be doing giveaways, so you’ll have over forty opportunties to win prizes from your favorite western writers — including me!

Check out the list:

Victoria Vane

D’Ann Lindun

Susan Fisher Davis

Natalie Alder

Sidda Lee Rain

Lori King

Sylvia McDaniel

Lexi Post

Cheyenne Meadows

Kymber Morgan

T.J. Kline

Hildie McQueen

Callie Hutton

Tamara Hoffa

Desiree Holt

Kathleen Tighe Ball

Em Petrova

Amie Stuart

Gem Sivad

Christina Cole 🙂

Randi Alexander

Kathleen Rice Adams

Marie Tuhart

Rhonda Lee Carver

Donna Michaels

Amanda McIntyre

Steph BergetBochenek

Becky McGraw

Beth Ciotta

Kirsten Lynn

Holly Rutter Bush

Jacquie Rogers

Syneca Featherstone

Ken Farmer

Maddie James

Parker Kincade

Diane Nelson

Rebecca Schaefer

Caroline Clemmons

Michelle McLean

Beth Williamson

Jessie Evans

Sandy Lea Sullivan

Lilly Christine

Brenda Jernigan

Jacqui Nelson

Sara Walter Ellwood

Can you tell that I’m excited to be part of this special event? I am. I was thrilled to be invited as an author, and I’m looking forward to seeing many of my readers there. I’ll be posting early on Saturday morning, giving you a chance to win one of the books from my “Sunset Series”. Be watching and be ready to ride…off into the sunset with a handsome cowboy hero.


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Get Ready to Party!

PartyIt’s almost here! The official Facebook “Launch Party” event for No Regrets is coming up on Tuesday evening, July 14. The fun will begin at 6:00 PM CDT, and for the next three hours we’ll be playing games, listening to your favorite old country classics, enjoying “virtual” treats, and having a lot of laughs.

Of course, there will be prizes, too. Drum roll, please…because here’s the official prize list!

Cindy Caldwell The Chef’s Mail-Order Bride
Kathleen Tighe Ball Cinder’s Bride
Kirsten Lynn Ridin’ for a Fall
Kirsten Osbourne Married in Montana
Kristy McCaffrey The Wren
Lynda Cox Smolder on a Slow Burn
Margery Scott Emma’s Wish
Zina Abbott Resurrected Heart
Lacey Roberts Deadly  Secrets
Verna Clay Cry of the West: Hallie
Cara Copelin Katie and the Irish Texan
Penny Brown Estelle Jesse’s Find and Jesse’s Nightmare
Julie Cerniglia Lence Zanna’s Outlaw
Debra Parmley Dangerous Ties
Lily Graison Avery’s of Willow Creek – Boxed Set
Paty Norman Jager Improper Pinkerton
Winnie Duplessis Griggs Second Chance Hero
Amerlia Adams A New Beginning
Caroline Clemmons Winter Bride
Susan Fisher Davis Winner’s Choice of Ebook

UPDATE: More western romance authors have joined in to offer ebooks for winners!

Callie Hutton Choose Your Heart
Alexis Harrington A Taste of Heaven
Sylvia McDaniel Lipstick and Lead…Desperate and Deadly
Angela Raines Home for His Heart (Novella)

And more!

Janet Syas Nitsick Courtships and Carriages
Tamara Hoffa Circle Ranch Triology

In addition to these prizes, I’ll be giving away ebook copies of the following titles:

Not the Marrying Kind

Not the Marrying Kind by Christina Cole

Keeping Faith

Keeping Faith

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

And the grand prize winner will receive a 3-pack of body and bath oil. Fragrances include:

  • Lavender
  • Bulgarian Rose
  • Caribbean CoconutLavender Body Oil

I’d like to thank Amber Garcia from Lady Amber’s Promotions for setting up another great party. She always does a fantastic job hosting, and I’m looking forward to the event. I want to also thank each of the authors who have generously donated ebook prizes. Most of all, I want to thank you, readers, for your support. I’ll see you at the party!

No Regrets – Facebook Launch Party

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

6:00 to 9:00 PM CDT


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You Like Me!

When Sally Fields won the Oscar in 1984 for Places of the Heart,  her acceptance speech showed her gratitude and surprise.

“You like me…you really like me.”

At least, that’s how most of us remember it. According to Wikiquote, the words were a little different, but their meaning was the same. Wikiquote also reminds us of Sean Penn’s acceptance speech for Dead Man Walking.

“You tolerate me…you really tolerate me.”

Of course, life isn’t really a popularity contest, most of us will never be nominated for any Academy Awards, and if we’re “friends” on Facebook,  you probably already know where I’m going with this.

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Yes, sometime last night my official Facebook author page, Christina Cole’s Love Notes, gained its 1,000th fan. It is a much-anticipated milestone, and I’m thrilled to have reached it at last.

Thank you, readers, friends, fellow authors, and fans of all genres of romance for making this happen.

You’ve made my day, have put a bright smile upon my face, and as promised, I want to do something to show my gratitude.

I’m going to keep it simple. As an author published by a small press, I’m not rich and famous. I can’t afford to give away thousands of dollars in gifts and prizes. What I can offer is what I hope you like best.

Books. Romance Novels. Stories of life and love in days gone by. I’ll give away three complete sets of titles from “The Sunset Series” — ebook format, Kindle, Nook, or PDF files. And I’ll add in one $50.00 Amazon Gift Card for one lucky reader.

Three winners will receive the following ebooks:

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Note: If you already have one or more of these titles, I will “gift” you an ebook of your choice from another western romance author or you may elect to receive a $5.00 Amazon gift card in place of a book from the series.

This giveaway starts NOW and will run through the end of the month. It’s set up as a “Twitter” campaign to help spread the word about The Sunset Series. Tweet once, tweet twice, tweet three times — every day. You can also enter by following me @KCChristinacole, and by leaving a comment on this post.

CLICK HERE TO ENTER CHRISTINA’S 1,000 LIKES GIVEAWAY

Thank you for sharing in my excitement. Good luck!


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Getting the Gifts Together!

With only a few days to go before the offical “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not” launch party on Facebook, I’m putting together the list of spectacular gift-prizes guests will be able to win.

The list isn’t complete yet, so check back for more prizes!

The Averys of Willow Creek – Boxed Set (4 Books) Lily Graison
The Color of Ivy Peggy Ann Craig
Redemption’s Edge – Book 1 – Redemption Mountain Series Shirleen Davies
Spring’s Delight (1 copy to each of 2 winners) Kathleen Ball
Crumpets and Cowpies Shanna Hatfield
Matelyn and the Texas Ranger – A Brides of Texas Code Series Novella Carra Copelin
Josey’s Mountain Elle Marlow
Ella’s Choice Ruby Merritt
Black Hills Rebel A. C. Wilson
Wild Jaydyn Chelcee
Smolder on a Slow  Burn Lynda Cox
Midnight Promise Hebby Roman
The Bride Lottery Kristin Holt
River’s Edge Gem Sivad
Dragon and Hawk Jude Johnson
Rania Ropes a Rancher Linda Hubalek

More prizes on the way!  Just received word from author Alanna Lucas that she’ll be offering an ebook copy of “Once Upon a Montana Christmas”. Thank you, Alanna!

Callie Hutton has also offered to donate a copy of “A Chance to Love Again”, her most recent western historical. She’ll give away an ebook copy — or, if the winner is in the US — an autographed print copy. Thank you so much, Callie.

Author Zina Abbott is offering a $10.00 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, and I’ll be donating several $5.00 Amazon cards.

Of course, I’ll be giving away ebook copies of “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not”, as well as other titles from “The Sunset Series”. There will be a nice “participation” prize, too. Be watching for more information.

Remember: Thursday, February 5, 2015

8:00 PM to 11:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Click HERE to join!

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Titles from “The Sunset Series” are now available from Secret Cravings Publishing

and from your favorite online booksellers.

 


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Cowboys, Cookies, and More

Just a short note to let readers know that the Facebook event for the release of “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not” is scheduled for Thursday, February 5, and the event page hasnow been set up. You can visit the page and “Join” the event by clicking the link below.

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

Facebook Release Party

We’ll be playing lots of games and giving away lots of prizes. Over a dozen different western romance authors have offered ebooks and gift cards for the event, and there will be a Grand Prize  awarded to one lucky reader. Be watching for more news and information on the event.

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You might even spot a few sexy cowboys at the party!

Well, virtual ones…at least.



Please join us for an evening of fun, games, contest, prizes, music, and lots of virtual treats. Cowboys, cookies, and more!

Thursday, February 5

UPDATE: I’ve just confirmed with Lady Amber

— Correct time will be 8-11 PM EST —